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My Dog Knows The Way To The Dog Park!

I can't run out to the car and open the door to get something without of it without Jersey jumping into the car. But what's really funny about her and this car thing, is how she acts whenever we are within a 1/4 mile of the dog park. I'm telling you it's a OSCAR WINNING DRAMA PERFORMANCE.

She knows the way to the dog park it's about 4 miles away, it's called the Robert J. Miller Dog Park, here in Ocean County, New Jersey. And I know, that my dog isn't the only dog there that knows the way! Jersey, starts whimpering and whining, then she starts the kisses, after that she taps us on the shoulder, with her paw, like turn here, you need to turn here! Then she paces from one side of the car to the other. When she can see it about a quarter mile away, she goes into this alert mode ears up, ridged and totally focused on the road ahead.

It's directly across from an airport so when she sees the planes at the airport, it's more whining and carrying on. Until we are finally stopped in front of the gates. Then she launches herself out of our car and makes a bee line into the park. Apparently, a lot of dogs also know their way, to the dog park as well.

Last summer, our friend Stephan who is a dog owner, that frequents the dog park. Was very surprised when one of his dogs Duncan, jumped out of his moving car, through an open window. Worried and scared, that Duncan was not only injured but now lost. Because by the time he stopped the car Duncan had vanished!

Some other friend's of ours Matt and Debbie, own a lost dog service called "I lost my Dog", they went on the hunt to find Duncan. As well as, all the volunteers that help Matt and Debbie, and are regulars at the park. Well everyone searched hi and low looking for Duncan where he jumped out of the car. They even looked near his home without luck.

Sure enough Duncan, turned up at the Dog Park on his own! He was over 5 miles away from the park when he jumped out of the moving car and decided he wanted to go to the Dog Park! Is that nuts or what?

Muggsey our previous Boxer to Jersey was the same way. As soon as we got about a quarter mile from the park it was Drama time.

Do you have dogs that act that way when close to the dog park? I'd like to know if so. Please drop me a email or comment here and we can share your story on how your dog behaves when in proximity to a dog park. If your in Ocean County NJ and yourself saying I lost my dog call Matt and Debbie for help!


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